(kalra2411 @ 01 July 2004, 6:21) Quote
I am prepared to stand by my position that pushing a person to the street, particularly a woman, is not the act of a gentleman and the willingness to proudly boast of how that pushing was intended to teach a lesson displayed boorish arrogance.
Perhaps it is just me, in England if you said that to someone in those words, you would be looked at as the wrongdoer.
Fascinating issue of cultural divergence. Â I will forward this thread to my English relatives. Â I suspect the question of national differences will elicit a detailed response. Â I am forced to wonder whether my response would generate disapproval throughout all of the English. Â An interesting question and one that is hard to test.[/quote] If that was intended in a sarcastic manner, please reconsider your views, I believe that we are discussing this in a mature and sensible manner, quite gentlemanlike (which FIHTies was clearly unable to do - which makes me wonder why he made a comment like this
I shudder to think what would have been had she crossed the line and actively insulted you.
When he is unable to even justify what he said, without engaging in sending an indecent post to me) If however you were being sincere, my apologies, as it is difficult to tell over the internet, as you know.